COVID-19

Spring into staying home

Everything fun is canceled now. Concerts, sports, going out. It’s all for the best—social distancing is necessary to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. To…



No more eating out

Illustration by Maria Ratinova As President Donald Trump sent us into the weekend under national emergency due to the spread of coronavirus, some Sacramento restaurants…


On the front lines

As California’s coronavirus strategy has moved from containment to mitigation, the health care workers on the first line of response to the epidemic are also…


Patience zero

Photo by Graham Womack Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee board president John Kraintz sits after a March 11 continuum of care meeting. John Kraintz has struggled…


Bracing for financial impact

On March 13, the coronavirus response came to City Hall with the City Council holding an emergency meeting in an empty 300-seat chamber, save for…


Quarantine grandma?

“Social distancing.” In this time of coronavirus, it sounds straightforward: Avoid crowds. Don’t shake hands. If you’re 65 or older, isolate yourself at home. If…


Safety from shutoffs

Some utility providers are making sure that the economic hardship caused by the spreading novel coronavirus doesn’t make it even harder for them to hunker…


Surviving spring

Photo courtesy of Crocker Art MuseumElements of nature are represented in Flowers from fire: Ceramics and the International Art Nouveau at the Crocker Art Museum,…